Opal, oval cabochon cut, 1.05 carats, origin Ethiopia

White opal, translucent gem on light background. It is the best known of the precious opals with its superb play of light.



The lapidaries cut this fine stone more particularly in a cabochon shape in order to preserve its play of light.
There is a wide variety of opal including Welo and Mezezo opal from Ethiopia, fire opal from Mexico, orange fire opal from Buriti in Brazil, blue fire opal from Peru, fire opal from ‘Andamooka in Australia, to name only the main ones.

Ref: Op252/1.05E18
Weight: 1.05 carats
Cut/Shape: Oval cabochon
Clarity: Translucent
Dimensions: 8.12 x 6.28 x 3.80mm
Color: Polychrome White
Hardness: 5.5/6.5 on Mohs scale
Origin: Ethiopia
Certificate of origin: Yes

The photographs of all our opals have been made on a black background to highlight their colors.

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